The detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Retrograde Mars Part 2 (Revised Edition)’.
Retrograde Mars in Fifth House in Leo
When retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo, Aries rises in the ascendant. Mars rules the first and eighth house. In general, it is partly benefic and partly malefic here, though the benefic part is higher, in most cases. The concept of various planets exhibiting tendencies to be benefic or malefic on the basis of the houses they rule in a horoscope has been explained in the book ‘Gemstones: Magic or Science?’.
Retrograde Mars in the fifth house of horoscope in Leo is benefic in many cases, though it may turn malefic in some cases. It may happen when such retrograde Mars is influenced by one or more malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope. The concept of a benefic planet turning malefic due to influences of malefic planets has been explained in the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh’.
When benefic in nature, retrograde Mars in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo can bless the native with good results related to health, lifespan, love life, children, creativity, spiritual growth, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition, fame and several other good results, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Such retrograde Mars can render various types of benefits to the native, related to or through his children and/or lifespan. Considering children, the native may not witness any complications during the birth processes of his children. He may have children who may be physically, intellectually, emotionally, creatively and/or spiritually better or much better than average. Such children may achieve a lot in many spheres of their lives, and they may bring good name and many other good results to the native. Such retrograde Mars can also render creativity to the native. Such retrograde Mars can render bravery, courage and leadership abilities to the native, among other things. Hence, he may achieve success through a wide variety of jobs, and/or businesses. It can also bless the native with good health and a long life, like beyond 70, 80 or 90, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Looking at profession, such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success as a fire fighter, fitness trainer, body builder, sportsman, athlete, physician, dietician, researcher, analyst, discoverer, explorer, lawyer, astrologer, tantric, psychic, spiritual guru, healer, religious guru, professional dealing in sports industry, fitness, arms, metal, energy, automobile, health, pharma, medical, transport, travel, hotel, airline, television, music, media, computer, software, IT, telecom, internet industry or some other type of professional, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
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Such retrograde Mars can bless the native with authority in government as a police officer, army, air force, naval, revenue, administrative, foreign services officer, judge, doctor, scientist, engineer, politician or some other type of professional. Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo. Benefic exalted Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces, benefic retrograde Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Cancer, benefic Rahu is placed in the first house in Aries, Ketu is placed in the seventh house in Libra, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius with retrograde Mercury; and Jupiter is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius. In this case, the native may become an actor, and she may come across very good amount of success, money, recognition and fame. After her age of 30/35, she may join politics, and she may witness good results. She may win more than one public election, and she may become a minister in a state government.
If benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Leo with Mars, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may win several public elections, and she may become chief minister or governor of a state. She may be very popular among crowds, first as an actor, and then as a politician. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, she may hold the post of chief minister or governor, for more than one term.
Such retrograde Mars can help the native achieve success through a creative field as an actor, singer, musician, writer, dancer, sportsman, artist, architect, designer, developer or some other likewise professional. Taking an example, ,
On the other hand, malefic retrograde Mars in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo can trouble the native with problems related to health, lifespan, love life, children, profession, finances, reputation, authority, recognition and several other problems, depending on his/her overall horoscope and running times.
Mars rules the first and eighth house, and it is placed in the fifth house. If such retrograde Mars is influenced by malefic planets, and/or an overall malefic horoscope, the native may witness various types of problems related to or through his children and/or lifespan. Considering children, he may not have his first child till late in life, or he may not have any children at all. He may lose one or more children through miscarriages or medical complications, that his wife may witness. He may have children who may be physically and/or mentally troubled in some way. He may lose his children through divorce, he may have bad relationships with his children, or his children may engage in immoral/illegal activities, and he may witness bad reputation and many other problems because of them. In an extreme case, the native may witness death of one or more children during their young ages, and/or one of his children may kill him for some reason, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. Considering lifespan, the native may witness reduction in lifespan due to several reasons. For example, the native may die in an accident, through a natural disaster, due to a fatal disease, due to a fatal viral infection like COVID, due to drug addiction, he may commit suicide, or someone may kill him intentionally or unintentionally. Considering some unintentional incidents, he may get caught in a crossfire between two rival criminal gangs or that between criminals and police, or someone may accidently kill him.
The native may witness delays, financial losses, setbacks, failures, job loss, bad reputation and several other problems related to or through his profession. Taking an example for a female native, suppose retrograde Mars is placed in the fifth house of a horoscope in Leo with Jupiter and malefic Ketu. Malefic Rahu is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, Sun is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces with exalted Venus; malefic Mercury is placed in the first house in Aries, benefic exalted Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Libra, and Moon is placed in the sixth house in Virgo. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the fifth house.
In this case, native’s parents may have a disturbed marriage, and she may witness a troublesome childhood. She may not achieve much professional success throughout her life, though she may earn well at times. She may witness setbacks and financial losses through profession. She may have an affair with a married man. She may abort one or more children during such affair. She may deliver one child from such affair, but her lover may refuse to give his name to the child. She may raise the child on her own. She may not get married till her age of 35/40, or throughout her life. She may die before her age of 55 or 50, due to a heart attack, or in an accident.